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Making figurine hand tutorial part 2 by sculptor101 Making figurine hand tutorial part 2 by sculptor101

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After I made part 1. It seems many friends here are making cartoon or comic characters also , they asked me if I can make a tutorial for the hand etc. So here you are!

It's a simple tutorial of how to make a cartoon hand. It is pretty much self explain of step by step in the picture comparison. I tried not to put too many words here, so you may think more about what's the best method for you.  Although it looks simple but you do need the proportional conception of human's hand and fingers in mind. And also compare with the character that you are making. Make a good calculation for the size, think it over through, get it right at once. 

I like to make hand a separated piece to sculpt it in my hand instead of sculpt it on the figure. It moves back and forth if attached on the figure. Why not make it in your hand, so when it's ready, put it on the figure, you'll only need a minor adjustment.  You may bake it first before you put it on figurine. The picture shown with a shape knife meant when you are going to bend the fingers. Make a shape "V" cut in the joint but don't cut it off! Pull it up a little, bend it and fix a bit for the gaps after you bend it. Sometimes, you might want to make the fingers longer if you want to cut and bend them.

I make it in small scale so you may use the same skill to make larger hands. Hope this may help you a little. Please advise if you have any suggestion or question. Thank you for watching my friends! Enjoy!!

Alex

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TrainxHeartnet Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014
I just love your tutorials ♥
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sculptor101 Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
I'm glad to hear that, let me know if you have any question, thanks!! :) (Smile) 
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sinaeffect Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2014
they are so good.what is your material?
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sculptor101 Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks a lot! It's Super Sculpey.
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aachi-chan Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
this is a great tutorials! thank you so much for sharing how you make them :D
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sculptor101 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
See! I didn't forget you my dear! Hope you find it useful!! :) (Smile) 
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aachi-chan Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
I knew you wouldn't forget me :love: Thanks so much :D I do find it very useful! :D I'll try to use these techniques on the next cartoony sculpt I make :D
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sculptor101 Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
That's great! Please do let me know how it works when you have the chance on next sculpt! ^^
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aachi-chan Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
I will :D
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bread-doh Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2014
while it seems structurally flawless, what'll you do if you break a finger after its baked? we know gluing things together doesn't always guarantee strength like one that is made in less processes/phases :o I guess you would rather create a new one as what you did seems to make it done in 10 minutes though.. :P but it still just a guess

open hands in sculptures are awesome :iconvaginasplz:
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